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the same as yesterday in antioch, livermore and fairfield to 12° warmer in oakland, napa, two degrees warmer in san francisco, 40s inland through 7:00, mid 50s for the rest of us noon high clouds and sunshine, flirting with 60, all of news the mid 60s the better part of the afternoon through 7:00, drop into the lower to middle 50s by 7:00. tomorrow still mild, not as warm as today, cooling trend tomorrow. chance of rain wednesday morning, temperatures stuck in the mid 50s for highs wednesday and thursday. >>> slow out of antioch now roadwork not in the eastbound direction you can expect it back tomorrow morning. not a bad drive into pittsburg area past that section of hillcrest. out of the central valley not bad at the limit up and over the altamont pass. ramp closed until 5:00. north 280 ramp to southbound 101. >>> more on breaking news, in san leandro crews are trying to deal with a fiery situation on fairmont drive. big rig became entangled in a live power line and caught fire. two were trapped in the big rig, they are out safely. the fire is still burning now crews are waiting for
to take six months. >>> workers at the port of oakland voted to ratify new four year contract cost of living raise and signing bonus. labor and management have been bargaining since last summer. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval now. >>> there are various demonstrations planned across the country today to call on congress and the white house to come up with agreement to avoid so-called fiscal cliff. nurses in 10 states, including here in the bay area are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, president obama heads to detroit. in washington republicans and democrats remain far from a deal. a slight ray of hope, as mr. obama and speaker boehner met face-to-face. in washington can't strike a deal by the end of the year all -- automatic spending cuts go into effect. >>> the white house has ordered military to plan on slashing 500 billion from its budget over the next 10 years. federal funding for schools will be cut 8.2% some ideas include eliminating tax deduction for charitable contributions. no longer allowing homeowners who write-off mortgage payments.
in other areas 22 mile per hour wind gust in oakland out of northeast that's why it is so mild this morning in some areas outside of our inland valleys mid to upper 50s around the bay and coast at 7:00, 40 -- 40s inland warmest afternoon in the forecast. >>> 6:15. >>> if you own an ipad, kindle or any other tablet you probably know the frustration of not finding it where you left it last night because the kids are using. >> now there are tablets made for kids for good or bad. michael finney and consumer reports look at choices. >> reporter: if you are not wild about sharing your tablet with your kids, good news, this year more tablets made especially for them and far from kids play. consumer reports checked them out. colorful tablets are made for kids but they've got features all grown-up. >> this year we are seeing tablets with real android operating systems wifi and expandable memory. >> reporter: consumer reports evaluated five tablets designed for kids between $150 and $200. testers checked lots of features, including display quality. some screens were hard to view from angle. this mach
a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.back live i can telle oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other hig
found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders. back live i can tell you the oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other high profil
past emeryville, port of oakland to san francisco, clear, crisp air, live doppler spins and picks up clear air this morning. this time tomorrow, going to start seeing rain in the north bay. one day reprieve from this active pattern. here's a look at temperatures, only reporting station inland is not in the 30s is antioch at 40 within. san francisco 45. san -- san jose 39. mid to upper 30s monterey bay and inland. today partly cloudy, cool and dry, no need for the wet weather gear. tomorrow and saturday, absolutely. more chances of utilizing that next week. low to mid 50s today from 52 concord, 56 oakland, fremont, palo alto, santa rosa, 55 in san francisco and san jose, sunny monterey temperatures inland from 54 to 56°. cold tonight, 30s inland, a few 30s, fremont, palo alto, clouds on the increase through the morning. light rain starting to develop early during tomorrow's morning commute in the north bay, we get a reprieve today yesterday's wet weather maker wreaking havoc in southern california. unsettled cold flow coming from alaska, 4:00 tomorrow morning by 7:00 all of us except
whole highway 24 corridor, moderate to heavy rain in stretches back to berkeley, oakland, alameda down to san leandro, golf links road getting wet, as you head towards broadway terrace getting wetback to san francisco better radar returns around castro street and delores and mission streets to the ocean and then off the ocean that's where that wave is that we talked about yesterday, now developing and what concerns me about in wave it is slowing the forward progress of this cold front and starting to train echoes that means we are having waves of moderate to heavy rain roll over the same areas two or three or four times now and that's going to create flooding. good news the winds are very light now so hopefully the trees can hold on. the rain is heaviest during the morning, then scattered showers for the afternoon. you are going to deal with the worst of it now through 9:00. >>> roads are slick, wet, a lot of accidents, east shore freeway, earlier accident in the westbound direction past golden gate fields, just jammed bumper-to-bumper that accident has been cleared. eastbound at gilma
investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with mike we are waiting fo
. the cause still under investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with m
captioning services, inc. >>> a high speed chase in oakland kills an innocent victim and injuries several hours. i'm eric thomas, in for kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. a car took off and crashed into a car at 98th and stanley in oakland. >> reporter: we just got the name of the driver of that bmw. he is 34-year-old saint dewan moore he's in custody, he will be facing serious charges for hitting a lincoln that had five inside, one person was killed. chp officers say the driver of this bmw stopped when they pulled him over. as they walked up to his car, he took off and caused a fatal car accident. they don't know why. >> does not appear to be that the bmw was stolen. we are still trying to determine the driver of the bmw fled the scene. >> reporter: he crashed into a lincoln carrying five people. a woman in her 20s was killed. two others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> they were minding their own business and unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time, as bet we can tell there was no criminal activity involve -- as best we can tell there was no crimin
that patients were being tased, the facility will lose its medicaid funding with >>> oakland mayor has asked federal prosecutors to back off and leave america's largest medical marijuana dispensary alone. attorneys for the city of oakland filed papers on behalf of the center. claiming the federal government said in a patent filing that cannibus compounds are useful in the treatment of some diseases. oakland receives 1.4 million per year intacts from licensed dispensaries. >>> wyche -- we've had fatal accident on san mateo bridge. let's find out the latest on that >>> hoping to have it cleared by 5:30 right now on the western portion on the right of your screen. blocking the right lane suv and car involved. unfortunately, it turned out to be a fatal accident. not seeing much slowing until you get past the scene, speeds are at the limit along the flat section into the highrise, eto for this will be 5:30 this morning it speeds at the limit at this time as you travel westbound on the san mateo bridge. bay bridge toll no problems, few cars headed into san francisco westbound no problems upper dec
, chilly temperatures in fact this is mild now, 52 in oakland, in the low 40s north bay the rest of the day grab heavier coat, isolated rain showers mid 50s. >>> lightwater on the roads so take care live shot of the san mateo bridge moisture on the lens flat section of the bridge headed westbound tail lights towards the highrise everything at the limit, 13, 14 minute drive between hayward and peninsula in either direction, everything is looking good. san jose near cupertino southbound 280 at bird stall lane three blocking roadway north 87 at highway 101 still accident blocking right lane there. grand avenue on-ramp to eastbound 580 partially blocked with injury accident there. >>> autopsy will be performed to determine how a teenager was killed in a quiet san jose neighborhood yesterday afternoon. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man they say he may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick-up truck his truck was found before 3:30 yesterday afternoon after the vehicle jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk. detectives say he ended up if the
40s exception mountain view, fremont, oakland, san francisco low to mid 40s it into the afternoon sprinkles develop around noon, best chance of rain at the coast it will taper inland all of us should see light rain latter parts of the afternoon low to mid 50s. >>> light out there now. good morning. back to the golden gate bridge saw crews headed northbound blinking lights and caution light blinking because of that roadwork they are in the process of picking up traffic light no issues coming into san francisco southbound. petaluma south 101 lakeville highway stall partially blocking right lane. roadwork south 101 san mateo area third to highway 92 until 6:00 this morning, all mass transit on time. >>> 5:01. we are following breaking news out of woke land. investigators are on the scene of a -- pursuit that killed an innocent bystander and injured several others. this is 98th avenue near stanley avenue, the chase started when officers tried to stop a bmw for speeding the driver refused to stop, the bma plowed into a lincoln continental, a woman was kill, three others in the car hurt
half hour. >>> developing news out of oakland. four people injured after shooting near lake merritt 10:30 last night at several low -- locations. a witness heard gunshots around a liquor store in the area. one person was reported to be in critical, all said to be in stable condition. investigators say they are looking for three suspects. >> in san francisco police investigating fatal shooting in hayes valley last night a man was found before 8:00 last night taken to the hospital where he died. detectives have not released a motive. >>> what a difference amour makes. when we were driving in it was misty if you look here, a little wet. >> jut as mike predicted. -- just as mike predicted. when is it going to move out? >> not until well after the morning commute. good morning. steadier line of rain 80 sacramento, vallejo, san francisco out to the ocean heaviest rain now on the richmond san rafael bridge pulling from sir francis drake richmond and san pablo now where the heaviest of the rain is. more rain napa, sonoma, light to moderate this batch here is the wave we talked about yesterday
suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats tied up instead of collecting a delicacy, result of a price war. some crab are still being snatched out of the water. local fishermen are feeling steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and gold boat is causing problems. during a wrinkle into the local negotiatio
the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats tied up instead of collecting a delicacy, result of a price war. some crab are still being snatched out of the water. local fishermen are feeling steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and go
be cooler 40s oakland and san francisco, monterey bay inland mid 30s to upper 30s everybody is going to get frost there. a lot of sunshine today, still on the cool side almost as chilly tonight rain on the way thursday more friday, saturday, sunday. high pressure dominating, in between storms the jet stream is going to drive in next one towards us, starting tomorrow in the north bay and then most of us will get it friday, saturday, sunday. this evening 5:00, maybe a shower around mendocino county, that's it, even overnight, dry air on us is going to undercut this storm a few sprinkles morning commute and north bay, moderate rain moves in during the afternoon and hang out there for the evening hours thursday night into friday morning all of us will be dealing with wet weather friday's morning commute into the evening we are going to have the toughest time getting around outside the north bay. river of rain heaviest north bay mountains if we have any flooding concerns that's where it would be. more rain friday, saturday and showers sunday once we get past the weekend monday and tuesday are lo
remains a winter advisory. >>> oakland firefighters investigating early morning blaze nascent a security guard to the hospital the fire started around midnight in a pick-up truck near railroad and clara street, the flames spread to nearby commercial building the security guard was at the scene during the fire and taken to the hospital. investigators state truck was reported stolen from hayward last week. >>> dozens of bay area's neediest are braving the coal this morning for a chance at a holiday food giveaway annual event at glide memorial church. amy hollyfield is there live. the need seems especially great this year. >> reporter: yeah, people have been waiting in line all night to be able to receive a bag of groceries. check out the line stretching all the way down the block around the corner people started getting in line last night after dinner. glide memorial is expecting to hand out 5500 bags of groceries today, officials noticing their clientele is aging. >>> more seniors, you are going to see 99% seniors waiting in the line that's the hardest is that, it is growing. i think a lo
francisco to 15 in concord napa santa rosa about 11 redwood city nine oakland and four in san jose 14 in los gatos that puts us in the 30s in the north bay 40s for the rest of us san jose 51°. 50s at noon, mostly sunny and 60 at 4:00 temperatures will hit mid 60s to near 70 in weekend into monday. >>> 6:15. the november jobs report is now out. it is better than expected. the economy added 146,000 jobs. the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%. the jobs report comes on the heels of the ongoing fiscal cliff debate. economists estimate 200,000 fewer jobs have been created this year due to uncertainty over the fiscal cliff. aides to president obama and speaker boehner met yesterday afternoon, but that meeting ended with no signs of progress. stay with abc7 morning news, 6:30 the opening bell live from the new york stock exchange. 6:45 live to jane king for an update. >>> in a few hours pearl harbor survivors as well as military and coast guard veterans will place a wreath in alameda to mark the 71st anniversary of the japanese attack on the pearl harbor base in hawaii. it will be followed by a 20 wit
, 54 oakland, 50 san jose cloud cover there, 54 in watsonville. still a slightly unstable atmosphere we'll see cool showers throughout the afternoon with low snow levels, not a6>o lot of moisture left, f you see a snowflake, if you are hiking or running up mount diablo or lake county, lucky, not much to it if you see any. frosty mornings tomorrow and friday. cold air is going to stick around for a while overnight lows upper 20s to near 30 in antioch to lower 40s san francisco and oakland. plenty of 30s east bay valleys. you can see the system push through, behind it cool aero tating through. you see cumulus build-ups over higher elevations, heating of the sun and we could bring out a shower here's the rest of the morning 11:00, forecast models verifying well with showers lingering into the south bay, much of the day quiet, clear skies tonight, we are quiet and clear through thursday, friday morning another system that wants to bring a few showers along the coast. that's about it. we have another system that is heading our way, from pacific northwest on the weekend. winter weather adviso
oakland, 50 san jose cloud cover there, 54 in watsonville. still a slightly unstable atmosphere we'll see cool showers throughout the afternoon with low snow not a6>o lot of moisture left, f you see a snowflake, if you are hiking or running up mount diablo or lake county, lucky, not much to it if you see any. frosty mornings tomorrow and friday. cold air is going to stick around for a while overnight lows upper 20s to near 30 in antioch to lower 40s san francisco and oakland. plenty of 30s east bay valleys. you can see the system push through, behind it cool aero tating through. you see cumulus build-ups over higher elevations, heating of the sun and we could bring out a shower here's the rest of the morning 11:00, forecast models verifying well with showers lingering into the south bay, much of the day quiet, clear skies tonight, we are quiet and clear through thursday, friday morning another system that wants to bring a few showers along the coast. that's about it. we have another system that is heading our way, from pacific northwest on the weekend. winter weather advisory until 10:00.
new statistics from the oakland police department showing a dramatic drop in the number of stops they perform. oakland police officers stopping roughly 75% fewer dryers and pedestrians this year than -- drivers and pedestrians this year than three years. major crimes such as robbery and burglary up 23% this year. judge has approved the city's plan to place the department under federal control it puts compliance director in place to oversee the chief's moves. that comes on the heels of a 2003 civil rights case settled by the city. >>> new details are coming to light today about the masked again man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a portland mall. hanna talked about her ex-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court thi
hollyfield, abc7 news.kju >>> oakland police have released new details about two other deadly incidents overnight. two men were killed in a shooting on meade avenue in west oakland after 1:00 this morning. no arrests or motive. an hour and a half later a woman died after being stabbed in an apartment on walnut street in east oakland a man was taken in for questioning. >>> a man shot in the parking lot of the pittsburg bay point bart station is in critical condition. sky 7 hd was overhead 11 last night an 18-year-old was shot several times and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. no suspects. >>> now to something that doesn't happen often in california. a tornado has touched down in watsonville. look at the damage, crews are cleaning up from the mess left from the tornado that touched down saturday it ripped the roof off several large greenhouses at a nursery. that nursery is a quarter mile from the coast. scrambling to save hundreds and hundreds of plants. >>> mike has been following>3jlu the path of the tornado and he's following the next storm headed right now to the
settlement between port of oakland and union as oakland is getting extra business because of a port strike in long beach and los angeles. clerical workers on their eighth day of a strike. poverty workers in oakland set to vote on the proposed deal tomorrow. details not being released. the port and union workers have been bargaining for 16 months. >>> former commander of a contra costa narcotics task force is expected to plead guilty to drug charges. he will admit to five federal counts, conspiracy to sell marijuana and meth, theft, robbery and civil rights violations. he was caught in a federal sting operation in february of last year with the guilty plea he faces minimum of 10 years. >>> san francisco's supervisors are set to take a final vote this afternoon to amend the building code to reduce square footage requirement for residental units the microapartments would be 220 square feet, the measure initially passed after supervisor weiner it would be for new construction only. he also agreed to captain initial round of building permits at 375 microapartments. rents are expected to go for
shock when you step out biggest drop redwood city 13° cooler than yesterday. hayward, oakland, napa, five mile per hour wind that's all it takes to drop temperatures, 37 fremont, 38 oakland, 28 napa feels three to five degrees cooler san francisco 41°. this afternoon a lot of sun, no need for wet weather gear grab sunglasses low to mid 50s. >>> good morning. smooth sailing see rather no chain require s that will change. right now nice 80 westbound past university on to emeryville and berkeley curve into the macarthur maze busy but speeds are nice moving at the limit towards the maze. same with golden gate bridge, no delays, everything smooth sailing out of waldo tunnel to the toll on to doyle drive. one accident westbound 580 at basco blocking middle lane, traffic bunched up before the scene. >>> :10. >>> we are awaiting a briefing from president obama on gun control. >>> later, danger down under, the dozens of sharks >>> the bulk of the system staying to the north around oregon and washington will start to slide south a little under eureka and mount shasta and crescent city with l
officials say they are in full compliance with state and local regulations. oakland stands to lose millions in taxes if harborside were ed to close. >>> one by one, -- each with fresh heartbreak the white house moves forward to prevent more tragedies like what happened at sandy hook. mar7pw greenblatt is live in connecticut. >> reporter:iziúk good morning. we are expecting more funeral processions to roll through town. that as the president is endorsing sweeping new gun restrictions. ♪ ♪ ♪ amazing grace ♪ >> reporter: tears flowed freely neighboring communities came together for a tribute to newtown. >> benjamin, one of the greatest in heaven. processions seemed to spread across connecticut for the shooting victims, both children and adults, more than 100 firefighters honored young daniel who wanted to grow up to be one of them. >> upsetting that these young kids had their lives taken from them so early. >> reporter: mourners paid respect to teacher and principal. >> i think any teacher would do what she did. and not blink and just do whatever had to be done to protect those childr
in shape. >>> welcome back. port of oakland towards san francisco around at&t 80 to daly city, colma, moderate shower now. castro valley moderate shower also sliding down across the dumbarton bridge towards redwood city woodside towards los altos, palo alto and going to make night mountain view and into san jose. a few more scattered showers to the authority, sliding to the southeast. today we are going to have waves of light to moderate showers temperatures in the low to mid 50s. >>> lots of rain in the bay area lots of snow in the sierra, chain requirements live shot of tate, truckee scales, snow on the -- road piled up on the side of the road great for skiers not good for drivers now if you are headed there patience and flexible schedule is key as well as chains and/or four wheel drive. closer to home, mass transit delays, caltrain southbound train delay due to mechanical problems, ace 1 delay into san jose with mechanical problems bart is on time. accident north 680 at mckey. >>> 6:11. san francisco city officials could soon pay workers to take care of themselveses away to save o
. the heart of the bay at 7:00, san francisco and oakland and starting to slide southward down in the south bay by about 9:00. if you can get out now you are going to have a dry commute.'2eh the morning hours. waves of showers this afternoon. heavy rain possible again tonight through sunday we'll have rain in the forecast the only day we don't have rain, monday. here's the timing, traveling today shopping, school, whatever, you can see the yellows showing up well here at 7:00 from 80 down through oakland and san francisco, see how it moves into the7÷i#z south bay by 9:00? the front still north. we'll still have heavier rain around noon along the front and then it becomes scattered waves of showers during the afternoon. evening hours overnight, heavier rain back in the north bay by midnight into the heart of the bay by 4:00, out of the south bay bye82$ 8:00, tomorrow during the day we will receive the latest amount of rain, you may be able to get out tomorrow more so than today and sunday, sunday warm front, when you have warm fronts it is an all-day rain it starts at 8:00 and you can see
in oakland, four people were injured in a shooting near lake merritt 10:30 last night at several locations around the 600 block of east 18th street. a witness heard shots around a liquor store in the area. one person was reported to be in critical condition. they say now all are in stable condition. investigators say they are looking for three suspects >> former commander of a contra costa county narcotics task force is expected to plead guilty today to drug charges. the attorney for norman well of says his client will -- admit to federal charges of conspire city to sell marijuana and meth. well -- welsh was caught in a sting operation february of last year he faces a minimum of 10 years. >>> berkeley police trying to determine what caused a car to crash into a liquor store last night. the car slammed through the front entrance of the e-z market that was 9:30 last night a woman at store was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> developing economic news. it is positive for the struggling housing market. a report on california's economy shows a recovery that continues to plod along.
of a fencing ring most items were electronics. police say they were taken from car break-ins in oakland and san francisco. they have more than 1,000 items worth up to two million dollars. they believe three people arrested are part of a larger theft ring if you think something is yours, go to abc7news.com, click on see it on tv. >>> the epic billion dollar patent battle resumes in a federal courtroom in san jose today. excuse me for a moment. the big buzz online possible first pictures of the next iphone possibly the iphone 5 s, french website showing two photos claiming to have found them on an online forum, one looks almost identical to the 5. >> i took a look online, second image reveals components inside. >> there it is. >> they look a little different from the current model, suggesting it could be new or it could be a well made clone. >> yes. >> i don't think we can tell by looking. that's the buzz. >> you know how they work in the high-tech industry mike is on the scent of the weather. >> game time temperature, very important to the fans ii -- >>> you are going to enjoy the rest of today
this morning, oakland is now the first city in the nation to willfully surrender control of its police department to a court appointed director. the city reached a deal yesterday to avoid federal take over of the department. a 2003 lawsuit required the department to make more than 50 reforms that haven't happened. compliance director will now oversee the department that person will have power to demote staff or fire the chief. u.s. district court judge will rule whether to approve the deal next thursday. >>> the one billion dollar patent battle between the world's t two sport phone makers resumes today. -- top two sport phone makers resumes today. we'll find out what happens to the price of apple stock when the market opens in the next half hour. it fell $37 a share to close at $538 yesterday. largest single day percentage drop in four years. apple is still way up from the start of the year when it was $411. it did hit $700 at one point. if you bought then, you are looking -- >>> traffic and weather together next. san mateo bridge sparse on one side and busy on the other. sue will tell
. good morning. friday, yeah, all right, nine degrees cooler this morning than in oakland yesterday, five in san francisco, seven half moon bay mountain view san jose fremont three antioch everybody else double digits cooler than yesterday. most temperatures in the 40s, couple of 50s holding out, mountain view 50, san jose 51, santa rosa 37° right now you may want to grab a heavier jacket. temperatures in the 40s through 7:00, 4:00 dry air and sunshine, upper 50s to low 60s. i'm going to have another cup of coffee while you look at the three-day forecast, warmer through the weekend. >>> san rafael golden gate bridge, four lanes southbound earlier roadwork, northern portion of the span picked up, fog-free also throughout marin county roadwork northbound and southbound 101 across the roadwork southbound waldo leading to the golden gate bridge closure for roadwork and northbound between sausalito and basically strawberry mill valley still lanes coned off until 6:00. drive out of antioch good, no problems, we wanted to show you the waze app, 580, 880 junction hopefully we can pop that up. th
. they say the indent brought them both to tears. >>> -- dog lovers in oakland are scheduled to find out ifwsçx officials wail prove a dog park on the corner of macarthur and lake shore near lake merritt the area has long been a ing spot for picnics and sock der -- games. 2100,000 -- opponents say this area is not the right location. city council scheduled to vote again tonight. >>> in a landmark san francisco building set to be torn down today it was badly damaged by fire. officials deemed the structure unsafe. the pool house next to the zoo was once a centerpiece. the pool complex was built in 1925 but closed since the early 70s. >>> 5:07. bundle up if you are headed out. the rain gear you won't need for a couple days. >> let's get details. >>> cold temperatures not necessarily the air but the wind that is blowing that air around that makes it feel cooler we have a little wind chill this morning, winds out of the north, steering the storms out over the ocean now that's where they are going to stay six miles per hour or faster is going to make it feel cooler. when you go out and you lo
to the career center in downtown oakland. a counselor there says they should not have problems hiring. the center is helping 1,000 unemployed people find jobs. career center says maybe didn't hear about the jobs. >> we've been advertising for the last week and a half. we advertise in all the usual areas, craigslist, monster, we had signs out here. we've even been advertising on the on some spanish-speaking stations. that was a little bit of a shock. >> reporter: here's the picture of the unemployment rates in the bay area, alameda county 8.6% in emeryville. oakland right next door and it has the highest rate of all, 13.1%. here are the details if you are interested in this job fair from 12 to 8 today, next door to this restaurant at the four point sheraton, kristi and powell in emeryville. they are looking for hosts, cooks, wait staff. they say it is a mystery as to why they didn't have a higher turn-out yesterday. the spokesperson at at career center said he has never experienced a low turnout like the one yesterday. if you are interested in a job sounds like you got a good shot at g
even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet note and start 2013 on a dry note. front moving away, low starting to pull away losing instability. one last chunk of energy will come through during the afternoon from crescent city and eureka and bring chance of scattered showers see how they do taper during the overnight hours? most out over the ocean where instability sits at night. tomorrow morning opening of the clouds, fog is possible for your commute thursday morning but it looks like it will be dry. as we head into thursday afternoon, we are going to see a lot of sunshine, temperatures where they are today, low to mid 50s stuck in this cool air mass, high clouds roll in friday morning then s
of oakland due to equipment problems, up to 20 minute delays. golden gate bridge southbound into san francisco no problems, clear, no fog, four lanes southbound, 80 east shore freeway commute is busy but not bad as you make your way to the macarthur maze. >>> good morning. live doppler zoomed in north west corner sonoma county, king ridge road towards annapolis road, sea ranch to fort ross sprinkles even light rain in the grind -- in the green around sea ranch, mendocino, lake county up towards eureka and crescent city the steadier rain now. around the bay mainly cloudy, 50, by noon steadier rain starts to move into the north bay where it will stay by 4:00 then all of us light rain during the evening temperatures in the 50s inland a few sprinkles this morning rain in the north bay by noon, rain will stay there through 4:00, then light rain will move into the east bay valleys after 7:00, temperatures around 50 at the coast mainly cloudy upper 40s to near 50 now rain along the north bay beaches noon stays there 4:00 then starts heading south at 7:00. >>> still following breaking news o
night tonight, 56 today in oakland. >>> reminder later this morning with this king tide the high tide north 101 sausalito highway 1 expecting to shutdown that exit due to flooding, you need to take the next exit, make your way through mill valley and then back on miller avenue to reach highway 1 that is supposed to happen the closure around 8:30 high tide around 9:50 this morning high areas that normally flood at high tide be extra careful. all mass transit on time. waze app highway 80 westbound out of hercules to pinole into richmond fairly moderate, you can download this app for free at the app store or google play. >>> king tides could reach seven feet, definitely take it seriously. >>> the man accused in the murder/kidnapping of sierra lamar will face new charges when he returns to court today. antolin garcia-torres is still awaiting trial following his arrest in may after investigators found dna evidence connecting him to sierra lamar. he wasn't in court when the prosecutors filed new charges against him monday the new counts involve attempted kidnapping of three women during a c
at northbound 101 at oakland road in san jose, there's been an accident, a car has spun out on the right hand side. >> also in san jose, highway 87, man, is it light out there this morning. it is light every place on this christmas eve. >>> another big possible strike is looming at the docks. >> here's this morning's bloomberg business report. >>> shipments from clothes to auto parts may be at risk of sitting on oakland water as 15,000 dock workers prepare to strike from maine to texas, a huge blow to the economy for retailing and manufacturing. lawmakers are getting more skeptical of kong -- that congress and president obama can reach a deal. house republican leaders cancelled a vote on speaker boehner's plan b. driving is costing you less, gas prices dropped to the lowest level in a year. enjoy it while you can. lumberg says prices may rise as much as 10 cents a gallon over the next few days as refiners and gas stations try to recover some lost margins. google designing a smartphone. sources tell the "wall street journal," engineers at motto rolla working on a top secret -- device dubbed th
wife. he says she was dismissed because of a tip-off of an impending police raid. >> the oakland and san francisco police departments are trying take back the streets by keeping guns off them. both departments will hold gun buy-back programs. participants will get $200 cash but a limit of three. the program is sponsored by the boys club and youth uprising. in oakland the program will be held at st. been digits church. in san francisco it's at the boys club. both run from 10:00 in the morning until 3:00 in the afternoon. for more information go to our website at abc7news.com. >>> traffic and weather together here is a live look outside. we've got the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic backing up. roads are dry. mike nicco will have full accu-weather forecast and check in with sue hall in the traffic center. >> also new details on the death of mexican-american superstar jenni rivera, why the plane crash has sparked the >>> welcome back. here is a look at live doppler 7-hd. we have radar returns and still no proof it is reaching the ground. if it does, a few sprinkles out there. tempera
to mid 50s. from antioch at 51. to san francisco at about 56. we have 55 in san jose and oakland one of cooler spots along with concord at 52. monterey at 58. morning rain, steady, pretty light and then just a shower during the afternoon hours. frosty tonight and looks like we'll have a widespread frost for wednesday. then the strongest of the storms will come in thursday with gusty winds and heavy rain. here is a look at the system. the gateway to colder air. freckled nature of the clouds. you can see steadier rain stay around noon and noon into the afternoon hours a stray shower is possible. overnight we see clearing and frost developing around inland valleys as we head toward saturday morning and afternoon, next system slides in. it reinforces the cold air, tuesday night into wednesday morning, we could even have frost around the bay area and some 20s inland. by wednesday afternoon, mid 50s and then we'll have the stronger storm move in thursday. periods of rain for friday and then another stormy system for saturday. >> good morning. we have rain at the san mateo bridge, you can s
to discuss this issue. live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> muni metro service in san francisco is fully operational after an outage stranded thousands and left the morning commute in doubt. crews managed to fix the problem in the nick of time restoring service at 5:00 this morning. repairs to the equipment were made overnight near the van ness station. muni says aren't off from sunday's storm found its -- says runoff from sunday's storm founds it way into the electrical equipment. >>> a woman in a wheelchair in critical after she was struck by a muni streetcar yesterday near market and church streets around 5:30. passenger shot this video of the rescue effort he says he heard a man pounding yelling for the operator to stop. police are investigating whether the woman leaned forward into the train or fell out of her wheelchair. >> update on house fire that broke out in sonoma county in a rural part of petaluma on stagler lane. it was fully engulfed when the firefighters arrive haz-mat team on the scene no word on what they are cleaning up. dispatchers say crews received the call
it will be watching. a date has yet to be set when a committee will meet to discuss this issue. live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> muni metro service in san francisco is fully operational after an outage stranded thousands and left the morning commute in doubt. crews managed to fix the problem in the nick of time restoring service at 5:00 this morning. repairs to the equipment were made overnight near the van ness station. muni says aren't off from sunday's storm found its -- says runoff from sunday's storm founds it way into the electrical equipment. >>> a woman in a wheelchair in critical after she was struck by a muni streetcar yesterday near market and church streets around 5:30. passenger shot this video of the rescue effort he says he heard a man pounding yelling for the operator to stop. police are investigating whether the woman leaned forward into the train or fell out of her wheelchair. >> update on house fire that broke out in sonoma county in a rural part of petaluma on stagler lane. it was fully engulfed when the firefighters arrive haz-mat team on the scene no word on what
francisco, the ramp to southbound 101 shutdown for another 40 minutes. 880 both directions in oakland between embarcadero and fruitvale down to two lanes roadwork there. eastbound dumbarton bridge until 6:00 left lane shut, yellow sensors meaning slowing. south 101 peninsula poplar to 92 roadwork until 5:30. >> >> next, the woman who survived six frigid days in the sierra. hear the 911 call when she was discovered alive. >>> radio station at the center of the royal prank controversy. what they are doing to help the family of the nurse who took her own life. >>> phones and tablets ratting on your kids? ftc says mobile apps where children are collecting and sharing information, phone numbers and locations, ftc wants to require parental consent. facebook and g-mail all right this morning, both had brief outages yesterday, no word from google about the cause. facebook says a change to a web address caused its problem. a day after google instagram stopped supporting twitter, twitter is fighting back now you add filters to your photos so you no longer need instagram. you can wrap your iphon
on international boulevard near 99th avenue in oakland around 7:00 last night. she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. at international and 90th. the woman was walking to a store with a relative when she was hit, nobody else was injured. police have not made any arrests. >>> more fallout from the school tragedy in connecticut. vice president biden holds meetings today to look for ways to reduce gun violence. more shooting victims will be laid to rest. >> reporter: vice president biden is on a tight deadline get gun control proposals to president obama. today he will meet with law enforcement officers from around the country. the president is pressing lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military style assault weapons the rampage that left 20 children and six teachers and staff at one school dead has sparked a national debate in newton, residents have formed a new group called>xy newton united members advocating for what they call sensible gun legislation. >> 20 children are trying to show us the way. >> reporter: there will be more funerals today, services are planned for two 6-year-old
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> there are multiple traffic problems in the oakland hills where a mudslide blocked lanes at skyline and shepard canyon road. on the way to cover the mudslide our news truck was blocked by a fallen tree. the heavy rains weakened the soil and it toppled. crews on the scene clearing the mess. >>> rock slides have brought traffic to a halt on highway 1, south of big sur caltrans has closed the highway. the slides happened yesterday around 5:30 p.m., no word when the roads will reopen. >>> bay area retailers counting on expanded hours and deep discounts to draw people out for last minute christmas shopping. shoppers were hitting the stores in union square before 8:00 this morning. similar scenes all over the bay area, especially south bay where david lieu with which is, live in san jose. -- >> reporter: mother nature has given bay area retailers an early holiday gift, rain-free day that hopefully will drive shoppers out, people who were afraid to brace the elements yesterday. here's the situation here in san jose at target, there's been a steady stream of shoppers some b
in the low to upper 40s,/aln half moon bay 50, right now san francisco and oakland 48. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, wet weather friday, saturday. today warm front came through yesterday brought the large long duration rain cold front came through potential for a couple of thunderstorms still is out of this system on the back side of it, there's a lot dry air to our north and west, today scattered showers through the morning into the evening hours once we get to midnight and beyond, gets clear, fog going to form again tonight, cooler tomorrow morning, increasing high clouds tomorrow through friday morning waves of light rain friday afternoon into friday evening and more rain on the way saturday. rainfall thankfully light 10 to a quarter of an inch most of the bay area. santa cruz mountains half inch to 3/4. dry days tomorrow sunday, monday, tuesday, that's what it looks like now. still going to be rain friday and saturday. >>> here's your commute out there with light traffic conditions towards san francisco and the bay bridge no metering lights no problems upper
in napa and also santa rosa heading out to oakland, 43, 48 san francisco and 44 mountain view and san jose this afternoon partly cloudy, mid 50s breezy along the coast upper 40s to low 50s. next three days we have rain tomorrow afternoon into the evening scattered showers wednesday and a stray shower mainly dry thursday, in the mid 50s. >>> 6:15. an afghan policewoman is in custody after officials say she shot and killed an american adviser outside police headquarters afghanistan's capital. kabul's governor says the woman entered a strategic and highly secure come upon in the heart of the capital and shot the adviser as he came out of a shop. a police official says the woman was able to enter the compound armed because she is a police officer. the adviser who was killed was a contractor whose identity has not yet been released. >>> u.s. senator free on bond after being arrested on drunk driving charges near washington, d.c.. police in virginia say they stopped the idaho republican crapo early sunday morning after he ran a red light, he failed a sobriety test and booked. he was released and
jose, 42°, 46 oakland, 48 san francisco, san rafael, 41 concord and livermore.1s?@z gilroy 44 and monterey 50. ready for a break from the wet weather? sunshine, recharge batteries today, dry day, light rain back tomorrow lingering showers saturday, then sunday, monday, tuesday,í]nt three dayf dry weather in the forecast. high pressure taking over now, periphery still cloudy, that is going to change into the afternoon hours and high gets zvnÑh dr air start to move in tomorrow sprinkles in the morning, light rain in the afternoon, for your evening hours late rain8h> around overnight into saturday morning and then it becomes scattered, really light showers saturday afternoon, snow level down to 4,000 feet,z coolest saturday low 50s, mid and upper 50s new year's eve, new)biv. year's day, dry and sed of january, wednesday,9háÑ anotr chance of showers. >>> live look at golden gate fog-free, clear the roadway is dry and traffic is very light coming from marin at this hour. no issues at toll or into san francisco, accident still on the shoulder, awaiting a tow truck south 280 at
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